University College, Oxford

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Name: University College, Oxford
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chris Bradford: Why alumni are such a valuable asset

In step: Dancer Kynam Moore at Bilborough College where the former student returned to take a class last year.Comments (0)LAST week a former student of Bilborough College, Ryan MacDonald, who is a third year Physics undergraduate at University College, ... [Published Nottingham Post - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Thomas Chitty

Sir was a writer hailed 'the next Graham Greene’ who took his family on a trek in the footsteps of Hannibal Sir Thomas Chitty, who has died aged 88, wrote, under the name Thomas Hinde, one of the most acclaimed first novels of the 1950s a debut that saw ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 2 reports

At last, a promising alternative to antipsychotics for schizophrenia | Daniel and Jason Freeman

Antipsychotics can cause drowsiness, weight gain, tremors and sexual dysfunction. Photograph: Lev Dolgachov/AlamyImagine that, after feeling unwell for a while, you visit your GP. "Ah," says the doctor decisively, "what you need is medication X. It's ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 1 reports

Rio Tinto announces board changes

5 March 2014Anne Lauvergeon and Simon Thompson will join the boards of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited as non-executive directors and both will become members of the Sustainability and Nominations Committees.Anne Lauvergeon's appointment will take ... [Published TrustNet - Mar 05 2014]
First reported Jan 29 2014 - Updated Jan 30 2014 - 1 reports

The height of confidence (and a little paranoia)

The virtual reality scenario that Prof Daniel Freeman used to measure people's reaction to seeing the world from different height perspectives. How tall are you? How tall would you like to be? And how tall do you tell other people you are?Most of us – ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jan 29 2014]
First reported Jan 26 2014 - Updated Jan 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Nicholas Browne

was a diplomat who skilfully led British engagement with Iran after decades of mutual mistrust Sir Nicholas Browne, who has died aged 66, made his mark as a diplomat in the difficult arena of Iran, where he served twice as chargé d’affaires, then as Ambassador ... [Published Telegraph - Jan 26 2014]
First reported Jan 17 2014 - Updated Jan 17 2014 - 1 reports

David Harris

questioned conventional ideas of a simple split between hunter-gathering and farming in early human developmentThe beginnings of farming, 10,000 or more years ago, have often been discussed in relation to a few discrete "centres of origin", for example ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jan 17 2014]
First reported Jan 15 2014 - Updated Jan 15 2014 - 1 reports

UK orders Bluestar claim probe

London, Jan. 14: Prime Minister David Cameron has moved quickly to appoint an inquiry into claims that just before Operation Bluestar in 1984 Britain ?offered advice? to India. The UK Prime Minister has asked his ultra cautious cabinet secretary Jeremy ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 15 2014]
First reported Jan 14 2014 - Updated Jan 14 2014 - 1 reports

Oxford University apologies after sending out list of worst performing students

The leak revealed the names and grades of undergraduates who were the biggest flops in pre-Christmas exams Oxford University has apologised after a list of the worst performing students was emailed to hundreds of fellow pupils.The embarrassing leak revealed ... [Published Telegraph - Jan 14 2014]
First reported Dec 27 2013 - Updated Dec 27 2013 - 1 reports

Labour can end the hostility to immigration on the left | Peter Wilby

Ed Miliband must repair the leadership's historic bargain to look after the economic interests of working-class members After the Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury in 1948 , carrying 492 black men and one black woman from Kingston, Jamaica, 11 backbenchers ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 27 2013]
First reported Dec 17 2013 - Updated Dec 17 2013 - 1 reports

Lord Roberts of Conwy

was a minister who championed the Welsh language and served a record 15 years in two governments Lord Roberts of Conwy, who has died aged 83, was a cogent but increasingly disregarded spokesman for the Thatcher and Major governments as a Welsh Office ... [Published Telegraph - Dec 17 2013]
First reported Dec 13 2013 - Updated Dec 13 2013 - 1 reports

Professor John Albery

was a distinguished chemist who matched achievement with irreverence as Master of University College, Oxford Professor John Albery, who has died aged 77, was a distinguished chemist and served as Master of University College, Oxford, from 1989 to 199 ... [Published Telegraph - Dec 13 2013]

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...One contemporary noted that: "His books have a unique quality of being entertaining whilst they relentlessly depress the reader. One feels that Tom Chitty would like to be as mean, as poor, as downtrodden and despairing as his characters, because he is rather ashamed of being so pleasant, so respectable, so nice to everybody."
"The systematic review of economic evidence showed that provision of CBT to people with schizophrenia in the UK improved clinical outcomes at no additional cost. This finding was supported by economic modelling undertaken for this guideline, which"
Rio Tinto chairman Jan du Plessis said "I am delighted to welcome Anne Lauvergeon and Simon Thompson to the Rio Tinto boards. They boast impressive track records as executives across multiple industries, in addition to which both bring a wealth of experience as non-executive directors of a number of leading international businesses."
Daniel Freeman (6' 2 ") and Jason Freeman (6', perhaps) are the authors of Paranoia: The 21st Century Fear, published by Oxford University Press."

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Chris Bradford: Why alumni are such a valuable ... [Published Nottingham Post - Mar 22 2014]
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At last, a promising alternative to antipsychot... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 07 2014]
At last, a promising alternative to antipsychot... [Published Science: Science blog | guardian.co.uk - Mar 07 2014]
Rio Tinto announces board changes [Published TrustNet - Mar 05 2014]
The height of confidence (and a little paranoia) [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jan 29 2014]
Sir Nicholas Browne [Published Telegraph - Jan 26 2014]
David Harris [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jan 17 2014]
UK orders Bluestar claim probe [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 15 2014]
Oxford University apologies after sending out l... [Published Telegraph - Jan 14 2014]
Labour can end the hostility to immigration on ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 27 2013]
Lord Roberts of Conwy [Published Telegraph - Dec 17 2013]
Professor John Albery [Published Telegraph - Dec 13 2013]
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At last, a promising alternative to antipsychot... [Published Science: Science blog | guardian.co.uk - Mar 07 2014]
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